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Affirmation For Tradition. Womadelaide 2004 [review]
(The Adelaide Review, 2004-04)
This year was going to be a testing one for Womadelaide. It was the beginning of annual stagings of the event and the first time, since inception in 1992, that it had been re-incorporated into the Adelaide Festival. Some ...
Big World. Womadelaide 2001 [review]
(The Adelaide Review, 2001-03)
Womadelaide Mark Six has come and gone and its remarkable continuity is again assured. The key to its success is clear. It is well-funded, well managed and has a modus operandi that not only works but is shared by the ...
Womadelaide Previewed. Womadelaide 2001 [preview]
(The Adelaide Review, 2001-02)
It is February and the “off-year” for the Adelaide Festival, so it must be time for Womadelaide. This is the sixth incarnation -including the Pimba train ride and the McLaren Vale boutique version in 1998 - and expectation ...
Gathering of the Tribes. "Big Day Out". Wayville Showgrounds. [review]
(Adelaide Review, 2004-03)
This year’s is the twelfth "Big Day Out". "Big Day Out" gives us the past, the modish present and always a glimpse of the ineffable future. "The Prodigy", "bridesmaids" in 1996, were the lords of all they surveyed the ...
Hearts and Box Office Won, Minds Yet to Follow. "Adelaide Festival 2004" [review]
(The Australian, 2004-03-16)
2004 would be the Recovery Festival for Adelaide. That has been the received wisdom ever since the 2002 event ended in inglorious shambles. The experience with iconoclastic American director Peter Sellars had been financially ...
Festival Fractured By Chaos. Adelaide Festival 2002 [review]
(The Australian, 2002-03-15)
The 2002 Adelaide Festival has been full of earnest innovations, sparkling surprises and reflective moments. It has also, for audiences at least, been an organisational shambles.
Cabaret Funnies - Fond and Furious. "iBob" by Bob Downe, "We Don't Have Husbands" by the Kransky Sisters, and "The Big Con" by Max Gilles and Eddie Perfect. Adelaide Cabaret Festival [review]
(The Adelaide Review, 2005-07-08)
The Adelaide Cabaret Festival, in part, arose from the need to separate from the avalanche of stand-up comedy that dominates the Fringe. However, there has been no shortage of funny business in the Festival Centre recently ...
Long Cool Drink From Brel's Well. Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2004 [review]
(The Australian, 2004-06-15)
With 26 performances of its two week program already sold out, the Adelaide Cabaret Festival is bringing a winter boost to the often dark Festival Centre. The opening weekend alone has some 11,000 punters in every nook and ...
Simple Strength Betters Virtuosity. Adelaide Festival 2004 [review]
(The Australian, 2004-03-09)
The eyes have it for theatre at the Adelaide Festival. Toronto’s CanStage even opens its accomplished performance of Gogol’s sardonic story with projected titles - just like the movies. Anyone familiar with the vibrant ...
Running, Jumping, Not Standing Still. "Come Out Festival 2005" [review]
(The Adelaide Review, 2005-04-01)
Come Out, the Australian Festival for Young People has been showcasing new work for more than thirty years and its achievement is impressive. For much of that time, Come Out was not just the leading festival for young ...